Category: Rex News

07/07/16

A Giant Celebration of Jerry!

  Worlds collide and tribes gather at the Fillmore August 17 as San Francisco icons gather to celebrate Jerry Garcia in Can’t Stop The Train, a one-of-a-kind evening of music and fun. SF Giants pitcher Jake Peavy brings his band, The Outsiders, joined by guests Tim Flannery, Jackie Greene, Luther and Cody Dickinson, Col. Bruce […]

05/18/16

A Great Night in Boston!

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Thank you to the Boston Red Sox and all who made Grateful Dead Tribute night at Fenway Park on April 28, 2016 such an awesome event. Thanks to the Kind Buds, who played the pregame VIP reception, and Fennario, who rocked Yawkey Way. The event raised over $10,000 for the Rex Foundation, and we’re very […]

05/09/16

First Grantees of 2016

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We’re delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s first round of grants, as well as the 2016 Ralph J. Gleason Award. Thanks to our recipients for the great work they do, and thanks to you for helping us help them! Ralph J. Gleason Award Levon Helm Studios  $10,000 Grants Cascadia Wildlands  $5,000 Get on the Bus $2,500 […]

01/08/16

Wall Street Dead aHead in the News!

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Last October, we were honored to be chosen as the Affiliate Charity at Wall Street Dead aHead Networking Events’ annual gathering in NYC.  Here’s a great article in Rolling Stone about it all! It was an awesome experience of connecting with great folks, and we thank founder Deb Solomon for including us.

12/30/15

Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge Returns!

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Get tickets through Eventbrite We’re delighted to announce that tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 6 for The 2nd Annual  Fire on the Mountain Vertical Challenge ski race, taking place in Squaw Valley on Friday, April 1, 2016. It’s not just a race, but a test of endurance and strategy, where successful teams will ski/ride in […]

11/13/15

Report From Venice

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The good folks at Innovative Giving Enhancement just sent an update on last month’s Experiential Residency at the Venice Music and Art Biennales, which benefited Rex and offered an unforgettable 10 days to participants. IGE’s Michael Becker reports the event “exceeded all reasonable and even wilder expectations,” and passes along a link to an article […]

11/11/15

Are You Kind? The Grateful Dead’s Philanthropic Legacy

We love this article, and wanted to pass it on to you. Celebrating the Grateful Dead’s ongoing legacy of making the world better, music journalist Joanne Colangelo talks about how her 11-year-old self decided to help save the rainforests–because in 1988, Jerry Garcia said it was important. She writes: “What began with a room full […]

11/04/15

Just Announced! David Bromberg Joins ‘Reflections’ Roster

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Now on sale: General Admission tickets! We were already pretty excited about Reflections: A Celebration of Jerry Garcia, coming up December 5 at the Fillmore in SF. Steve Kimock & Friends are putting together an unforgettable tribute to Jerry and his musical roots. Now. we’re delighted to announce that noted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumental wizard David Bromberg will be joining […]

10/30/15

Bill Graham on Rex, 1989

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  We’re pleased to share with you this bit of history from the Rex benefit concerts at the Greek in Berkeley in August, 1989. Bari Scott of KPFA interviews Bill Graham, legendary concert promoter and Rex Board Member. We still miss Bill, and it’s a treat to hear him again, as he talks about Rex’s […]

10/21/15

Join Us for Reflections, A Tribute to Jerry Garcia

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UPDATE 11/15/15: Now on sale: General Admission tickets! UPDATE 11/4/15: David Bromberg will also perform! $125 tickets are sold out. VIP RECEPTION TICKET ORDER FORM HERE Please Join Us for Reflections,  A Tribute to Jerry Garcia Steve Kimock & Friends featuring Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane, Bobby Vega, and many special guests A Benefit for the Rex Foundation Saturday, […]